Life Coaching And The Creek

Earlier this year, we bought a cabin on a creek. It’s just feet from the water. We’ve seen muskrats and osprey, frogs and turtles, geese and salamanders and crayfish. Every moment you look, the creek is different than it was. It carries leaves downstream and sometimes fallen branches, and the bubbles aren’t the same as […]

5 Reasons Not To Get A Coach

Let’s say everyone from your neighbor to your aunt to your racquetball partner Billy are talking about their coaches: “You’ve just got to hear the question my coach asked me,” Billy says, “He’s so curious. And just listen to the story I was telling myself, he’s so perceptive. My coach is the greatest. I don’t […]

August Roundup: Most Read and Shared Blog Posts and Quotes

A month ago, I restarted this blog to keep in step with my career change. I had joined the human resources and coaching professions and wanted to share what I was learning. Regardless of where you work—an office, on the road, at home, at a church—your work is a significant part of your life. My […]

6 Myths of Professional Coaching

When I attended the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, I was amazed at how often the topic of coaching came up. This wasn’t a conference on coaching, but when talking about personal development and leadership, many of the speakers mentioned coaching. The rise of coaching is a global phenomenon. You may have noticed it yourself. In […]